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Family 2021 August September

Mountain Biking at Deer Valley

My last full day in Utah was a treasure of a day. CJ and Lauren had given me a pass for Deer Valley, and Zeb procured a mountain bike for me 🙂 It was Zeb’s day off work so he and Shiloh accompanied me. Last Friday I woke up to have breakfast with my adorable […]

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Summer Snow Thoughts

Yup. Snow. That’s what I think of on hot summer days where the thermometer pushes 87 degrees F (30.55 C) and threatens to melt my soul. It’s my matter of survival. One of my favorite snow memories from this past season is the day Sundance closed — the day before Easter Sunday. I was out […]

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Hudi and Mollie get Hitched

It was supposed to happen last summer, but did any of you notice that something went a bit crazy with our world? Yeah, we all noticed it, too. The grand plan for a summer wedding in the mountains slid into hiatus. This was not an easy decision. In fact, our intrepid Mollie trudged up Guardsman […]

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Nature Walks With our Kids

I’m so thankful for nature, winter and time with our kids and the dogs.

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Our First Grandson is Born

He was due October 13, 2020. Our grandson, Shiloh. Remember him? Last time you saw him, he was hiding here: We were ready. Our flight was booked for Utah a week ahead of schedule so Chris and I could settle in, spend time with the kids and get ready for our grandson. But the kids […]

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Majestic Views

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New Experiences

Zeb and Bri were given a day of paddle boarding as a wedding gift, and they invited us. The day will forever be a treasure in my mind. I had never done that before, and sharing the experience with my kids was most amazing.

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A Shot of Happiness

This past year I got a lovely gift. It was a shot glass from Deer Valley, and it was made of my favorite colors — my wedding colors 🙂 Red and black. It meant a lot to me that my tight-wad family members knew this was a treat for me. I have a tradition which […]